Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) cut the ribbon on its $100 million expansion programme at its Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, facility. In addition to the official opening of a new headquarters building for the Americas, the event also marked the start of wheel loader production at the company's North American base in Shippensburg. The investment affirms the Volvo CE's long-term confidence in the North American market and consolidates its North American operations onto one site. The opening of the new building also marks the successful relocation of the sales office from Asheville, North Carolina to Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
"This should serve as a very clear signal that Volvo CE is committed to this market and in a better position than ever before to offer our customers products that are made by Americans, for Americans," said Pat Olney, President, Volvo CE.